Associations to the word «Over»


OVER, adjective. Finished; ended or concluded.
OVER, adverb. Thoroughly; completely; from beginning to end.
OVER, adverb. From an upright position to being horizontal.
OVER, adverb. Horizontally; left to right or right to left.
OVER, adverb. From one position or state to another.
OVER, adverb. Overnight (throughout the night).
OVER, adverb. (US) (usually with do) Again; another time; once more; over again.
OVER, noun. (cricket) A set of six legal balls bowled.
OVER, noun. Any surplus amount of money, goods delivered, etc.
OVER, preposition. Physical positioning.
OVER, preposition. On top of; above; higher than; further up.
OVER, preposition. Across or spanning.
OVER, preposition. In such a way as to cover.
OVER, preposition. From one physical position to another via an obstacle that must be traversed vertically, first upwards and then downwards.
OVER, preposition. By comparison.
OVER, preposition. More than; to a greater degree.
OVER, preposition. Beyond; past; exceeding; too much or too far.
OVER, preposition. (in certain collocations) As compared to.
OVER, preposition. (mathematics) Divided by.
OVER, preposition. Finished with; done with; from one state to another via a hindrance that must be solved or defeated; or via a third state that represents a significant difference from the first two.
OVER, preposition. While using, especially while consuming.
OVER, preposition. Concerning or regarding.
OVER, preposition. Above, implying superiority after a contest; in spite of; notwithstanding.
OVER, interjection. In radio communications: end of sentence, ready to receive reply.
OVER A BARREL, adjective. (idiomatic) In a disadvantageous or helpless situation, especially one in which one may be controlled or victimized.
OVER AND ABOVE, adverb. Supplementary.
OVER AND ABOVE, adverb. More than is necessary or than expected.
OVER AND ABOVE, preposition. In addition to, supplementary to
OVER AND DONE, adjective. Synonym of over and done with.
OVER AND DONE WITH, adjective. Fully completed and put aside.
OVER AND OUT, interjection. (idiomatic) Used to signal the end of a conversation, especially one conducted by CB radio or the like.
OVER AND OVER, adverb. (idiomatic) Repeatedly; again and again; many times.
OVER AND OVER AGAIN, adverb. (idiomatic) Repeatedly; again and again; many times.
OVER AND UNDER, noun. A double barreled shotgun, (or infrequently a rifle), with one barrel placed on top of the other.
OVER EASY, adverb. (US) Of an egg prepared as food, fried on one side until most of the whites have cooked, then lightly fried on the other to finish cooking the whites, leaving the yolk unbroken and slightly soft (runny).
OVER HEAD AND EARS, adjective. (informal) Completely; wholly; hopelessly; head over heels.
OVER HERE, adverb. In this place
OVER JOYOUS, adjective. Alternative form of overjoyous
OVER MEDIUM, adverb. (US) Of an egg prepared as food, fried on both sides so as the whites are cooked, and the yolks are soft, but not runny.
OVER MY DEAD BODY, adverb. (idiomatic) (hyperbole) Under no circumstances; absolutely not.
OVER ONE'S HEAD, adjective. Used other than as an idiom: see over,‎ head.
OVER ONE'S HEAD, adjective. (idiomatic) More complex or confusing than one can understand; beyond one’s comprehension.
OVER ONE'S HEAD, adjective. (idiomatic) More than one can handle; too much (especially in over one’s head).
OVER ONE'S HEAD, adjective. (idiomatic) (sports) Performing at a level greatly superior to one's usual level of performance.
OVER OPEN SIGHTS, adverb. A method of aiming an artillery piece with the target in sight, as opposed to indirect fire where the target is not visible.
OVER RATE, noun. (cricket) The average number of overs completed per hour.
OVER RATES, noun. Plural of over rate
OVER SQUARE, noun. (automotive) A type of internal combustion engine design in which the diameter of the piston is greater than its stroke distance.
OVER THE COUNTER, adverb. (finance) Through direct trade; outside a standard stock exchange.
OVER THE COUNTER, adverb. (pharmacy) (able to be obtained) without a doctor's prescription.
OVER THE COUNTER, adverb. (figuratively) Legitimately (as opposed to under the counter).
OVER THE EDGE, adjective. Insane, having lost control.
OVER THE HILL, adjective. (of a person) (idiomatic) Old, past the prime of life.
OVER THE HILLS AND FAR AWAY, adverb. (idiomatic) far away, not near.
OVER THE LEFT SHOULDER, prepositional phrase. (obsolete) (slang) Used as an aside to indicate insincerity, negation, or disbelief.
OVER THE MOON, adjective. (idiomatic) Delighted, thrilled.
OVER THE ODDS, adverb. More than necessary; too much
OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS, adjective. Used other than as an idiom: see over,‎ the,‎ river,‎ and,‎ through,‎ the,‎ woods.
OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS, adjective. (idiomatic) (metaphor) Trying to achieve a particular task, often with difficulty.
OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS, adjective. (idiomatic) (figuratively) To be lost.
OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS, adjective. (idiomatic) (figuratively) To lose one's mind.
OVER THE TOP, adjective. (idiomatic) Bold; beyond normal, expected, or reasonable limits; excessive; outrageous.
OVER THE TOP, adverb. (from World War One) Over the parapet of a trench, especially at the start of a futile attack.
OVER THE TOP, adverb. Used other than as an idiom: see over,‎ the,‎ top.
OVER THE TRANSOM, prepositional phrase. (idiomatic) (of a work submitted for publication) Unsolicited.
OVER THE TRANSOM, prepositional phrase. (idiomatic) (legal) (government) Meeting a deadline by delivery after the day of the deadline but before opening of business the following business day.
OVER THE WICKET, adverb. (cricket) bowling the ball from the side of the wicket that puts the bowler's bowling hand closer to the wicket
OVER THERE, adverb. In that place
OVER TIME, adverb. With the passage of time.
OVER TO, preposition. Used on television or radio to indicate a change to another reporter or commentator.

Dictionary definition

OVER, noun. (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch.
OVER, adverb. At or to a point across intervening space etc.; "come over and see us some time"; "over there".
OVER, adverb. Throughout an area; "he is known the world over".
OVER, adverb. Throughout a period of time; "stay over the weekend".
OVER, adverb. Beyond the top or upper surface or edge; forward from an upright position; "a roof that hangs over";.
OVER, adverb. Over the entire area; "the wallpaper was covered all over with flowers"; "she ached all over"; "everything was dusted over with a fine layer of soot".
OVER, adjective. Having come or been brought to a conclusion; "the harvesting was complete"; "the affair is over, ended, finished"; "the abruptly terminated interview".

Wise words

When you have spoken the word, it reigns over you. When it is unspoken you reign over it.
Arabian Proverb